foedus

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ-. Cognate to Latin fidēs, Latin fīdus and Proto-Germanic *bīdaną.

NounEdit

foedus n (genitive foederis); third declension

  1. treaty, agreement, contract
  2. league
  3. pact, compact
InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative foedus foedera
genitive foederis foederum
dative foederī foederibus
accusative foedus foedera
ablative foedere foederibus
vocative foedus foedera
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyǝ- (to frighten; be afraid). Compare Old English bǣdan (to defile). More at bad.

AdjectiveEdit

foedus m (feminine foeda, neuter foedum); first/second declension

  1. (physically) filthy, foul, disgusting, loathsome, ugly, unseemly, detestable, abominable, horrible
  2. (mentally) disgraceful, vile, obscene, base, dishonorable, shameful, infamous, foul
InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative foedus foeda foedum foedī foedae foeda
genitive foedī foedae foedī foedōrum foedārum foedōrum
dative foedō foedae foedō foedīs foedīs foedīs
accusative foedum foedam foedum foedōs foedās foeda
ablative foedō foedā foedō foedīs foedīs foedīs
vocative foede foeda foedum foedī foedae foeda
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Old Portuguese: feo
  • Portuguese: feio
  • Spanish: feo
Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 23:50